The Neuse News Athletes of the Week

The Neuse News Athletes of the Week

Chance Minott, Kinston, basketball

Minott played a solid role in helping the Vikings win their 15th straight Eastern Carolina Conference tournament title. The junior’s best games came in the ECC semifinals with nine points in a 63-50 victory over West Craven Feb. 20, followed by another nine as the Vikings defeated Greene Central 60-25 in the tournament finals two days later.

Favorite food: Lasagna

Favorite musical artist: Lil Baby

One place he would like to travel to: Jamaica

His favorite moment of the playoffs: every time the home fans go wild during a game

Samantha Lee, Kinston, basketball

Lee played a pivotal role in the Vikings winning their sixth consecutive ECC tournament championship. The senior had a team-high 12 points in a 47-32 victory over South Lenoir Feb. 20 before hitting a runner to tie the ECC championship game late and two free throws to close it out in a 45-42 win over Washington two days later.

Favorite food: Pepperoni pizza

Favorite musical artist: NBA Youngboy

One place she would like to travel to: Los Angeles

Her favorite moment of the playoffs: any time the team comes together and motivates each other

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